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Author Welch, Craig.

Title Shell games : rogues, smugglers, and the hunt for nature's bounty / Craig Welch.

Imprint New York : William Morrow, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Non-Fiction    364.16 WEL    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 274 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Veteran environmental journalist Craig Welch delves into the wilds of our nation's waters and forests in search of some of America's most unusual criminals and the cops who are on a mission to take them down. This thrilling examination of the international black market for wildlife is filled with butterfly thieves, bear slayers, and shark-trafficking pastors--all part of one of the largest illegal trades in the world.
Subject Poaching -- Northwest, Pacific.
Smuggling -- Northwest, Pacific.
Fishes -- Effect of poaching on.
Fishery management -- United States.
ISBN 9780061537134 (alk. paper) : $25.99
0061537136 (alk. paper)

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